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Patrol info for U-516

Date lookup for 16 Dec 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
4 Oct 1943Brest26 Feb 1944Lorient146 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Hans-Rutger Tillessen

Ltn. Reinhold Merkle

U-516's position on 16 Dec 1943

Ships hit by U-516 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
16 Dec 1943U-516Hans-Rutger Tillessen McDowell10,195amA

1 ship sunk (10,195 tons).

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